Students in this unit will examine the biblical foundations for mission and the significance of Lutheran confessional distinctives for the mission of the church. In addition to assessing the Lutheran Church of Australia’s approach to world mission, students will evaluate the Catechumenate and other evangelism/catechetical resources. They will also reflect on different approaches to the starting of new congregations and approaches to mission in agencies of the Lutheran Church in Australia.

Unit Code: DM9207L

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes


Discuss the implications of biblical foundations and Lutheran distinctives for contemporary approaches to mission


Analyse a catechetical approach to evangelism


Analyse the possibilities and limitations of mission in the context of Lutheran institutions and agencies

Unit sequence

Prerequisites: At least 48 points in Field D is desirable


This unit uses a combination of interactive lectures, tutorial style discussion and student-led contributions.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography 2000 words

2000 20.0

Essay 5000 words

5000 80.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2020-01-14 14:53:04 +1100